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Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Helping Accident Victims Nationwide

The legal role of a motorcycle accident lawyer is similar to the one of a car accident lawyer in the fact that both of these personal injury lawyer types will deal with cases involving:

  • Vehicles
  • Drivers
  • Passengers

Both of these lawyers will be tasked with the duty of achieving adequate compensation for their clients or the victim’s family for injuries, damages or death that’s incurred during such an accident.

Motorcycle accident lawyers will handle many different types of cases involving motorcycle accidents, such as:

  • Failure to Yield
  • DUI’s (Driving Under the Influence)
  • Hit and Runs
  • Limited Visibility Collisions
  • Rear End Collisions
  • Stop Sign Accidents
  • Defective Parts and/or Products

Motorcycle accident personal injury lawyers represent their clients that have been injured by an entity or other party while they were operating their motorcycle in order to help them recoup damages owed to them as a direct result of the negligence of another.

Furthermore, they’ll also represent those people that have been hit by someone driving a motorcycle. Most typically, the motorcyclist will be at fault if the accident is caused due to the rider:

  • Speeding
  • Operating Their Motorcycle While Under the Influence
  • Following Too Closely
  • Recklessly Riding
  • Riding Without Experience

Whether you’re a motorcyclist that’s been the victim of the negligence of another or a victim that’s been a hurt by a negligent motorcyclist, it’s essential that you have the legal representation of an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer represent you to help your levels of success of winning the damages that you’re rightfully entitled to.

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Although there are a lot of similarities between motorcycles and other motorized vehicles, there are specific features and performances to motorcycles that make them in a category all their own. As with man powered bicycles, the majority of all motorcycles run on two wheels, however, they have engines that are more powerful. This makes them faster to operate, which is part of the allure, yet they are a lot trickier to handle. As an example, most of the late model trucks, cars and vans have safety features built in, such as, antilock brakes while most motorcycles lack this feature. This is one of the main reasons they’re trickier to operate, even for the most educated riders. All throughout the United States, the lack of antilock brakes plays a part in a majority of accidents.

There are a lot of extremely qualified car accident lawyers, however, the technological differences between the average automobile and motorcycles make it essential that your personal injury lawyer be qualified in motorcycle accident law. At the Doan Law Firm we not only are experienced motorcycle accident personal injury professionals, but also motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. Well versed and knowledgeable in all aspects of motorcycles and law our lawyers can ensure that you get the settlement you deserve. For instance, motorcycle accident personal injury lawyers must know all of the motorcycle:

  • Manufacturer Parts
  • Engines
  • Safety Features (Or Lack Thereof)
  • Risk Factors
  • Handling Abilities

Experienced motorcycle accident lawyers will understand the significant damages that come from a motorcycle accident, from the:

  • Medical Bills
  • Injuries
  • Rehabilitation
  • Lost Wages
  • Permanent Disabilities
  • More

Furthermore, they’ll realize the amount of pain, time and money that goes hand in hand with almost every motorcycle accident. The very last thing any victim of a motorcycle accident is going to want to do is call insurance companies, prepare law documents and fight for what’s monetarily owed to them. This is where the experienced motorcycle accident personal injury lawyers at the Doan Law Firm can help. We’ll take care of all of this for you and fight for your rights and what you deserve.

Your motorcycle accident lawyer will not only handle all of the intricacies and key details that will come along with a motorcycle accident, but they’ll also fight on your behalf to ensure that you hold the best possible chance to win and get the max monetary award that you deserve. The vast majority of cases will settle out of court through settlements and negotiations with the other party’s insurance company/other party. There are instances, however, where a motorcycle accident case must go to trial and an experienced lawyer will help you to maximize your chances for success and ensure that you’re more than adequately prepared.

Moreover, your motorcycle accident lawyer will have an extensive education in personal injury law, which is an area specific within tort law. When you have a lawyer that’s equipped with this level of knowhow and the years of experience of pursuing and investigating motorcycle accident personal injury cases for their clients, the qualified lawyer in this very specialized field is not only the first choice, but is truly the only real choice for a motorcycle accident victim or their loved ones can make to achieve adequate financial compensation and justice.

The Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

Due to the fact that motorcycles don’t offer the same protection that a passenger vehicle will, whenever an accident happens, the results will be much more severe than that of a passenger vehicle accident. Other than safety gear and a helmet, there really isn’t much protection to someone that’s riding a motorcycle. Due to this lack of protection, when a motorcyclist is in an accident they’re at a higher level of vulnerability and risk for:

  • Life Threatening Injury
  • Serious Injury
  • Head Injuries
  • Concussions
  • Death

In the United States, motorcycle accidents are the leading and most prevalent cause of death on the road.

Whenever a motorcycle accident occurs and results in a serious injury, victims almost always have to go through extensive and expensive medical procedures and treatments. The majority of motorcycle accident victims will suffer from a head injury, which in and of itself can be very time consuming and costly. If there is brain damage also, a victim’s life can be altered significantly.

Other injuries that will commonly stem from a motorcycle accident will include:

  • Concussion
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Bruises
  • Road Rash
  • Disfigurement
  • Bone Fractures
  • Pelvic Damage

After being involved in a motorcycle accident, having an experienced motorcycle accident on your side can be invaluable after all the:

  • Costs Incurred
  • Exhausting Medical Visits
  • Lost Wages
  • Rehabilitation

With all of this to endure an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer will be able to provide all of the legal help you’ll need in order to recover adequate damages to cover all of your past, current and future costs. Furthermore, due to the severity of damages when you are in a motorcycle accident, there are multiple instances where victims may suffer wounds that are fatal and leave their loved ones with not just the emotional damage after a tragic death, but also the burden of having to compensate for all of the costs of funeral expenses, burial services and medical bills.

Whether its 3am in the morning, or Thanksgiving Day, our lawyers at The Doan Law Firm are here to help you with your motorcycle accident personal injury claim. Contact The Doan Law Firm today to speak to a lawyer now! (800) 349-0000

Principal Office: Houston, Texas

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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